I’ll be presenting Interior Design Basics for Surface Pattern Designers to Textile Design Lab next week. Are you a member? Join me for for this and my talk on wallpaper & murals the following week. It will be fun, plus you get all of the other goodness the TDL has to offer.
Learn how your small business can license art with ease! Many small business owners find art licensing too confusing or think it involves complex bookkeeping — nope! Read more to see our FAQ’s answered.
Jenny writes about the books that have informed her creative practice over the years, including a new one on habits. Check out this post if your goals and planning are leaving you feeling a little less than inspired.
How do you recharge creatively? In this post, I talk about my secondary creative endeavors, creative diversions, that help me see surface pattern design with fresh eyes and a deeper sense of creativity.
Still looking to spruce up your desk during these cold, gray days? My 2020 Desk Calendar features artwork and prints on each page. Each month fits perfectly in a standard 5x7” frame and will give your desk a stylish bit of cheer.
So how do I sell my work if I don’t go to the shows? Well, admittedly, it puts the burden of exposure and developing relationships on me. I have to be committed to getting my name, work, and products seen.
In the spirit of the coming new year (and new decade) I thought it would be nice to offer the Floral version of our Weekly Planner Printable. It’s usually $6 in the shop for unlimited downloads, but this week we will have the link active for those who subscribe. Hurry!
I love giving gifts! I am always on the lookout for gifts that are creative and beautiful, but also build a point of connection between you and the person to whom you are giving the gift. That’s what it’s all about, right?
I’m thrilled to have my 2020 Desk Calendar featured in the Boss Babe 2019 Gift Guide. They’ve got a great line-up of goods this year. Head on over and check out the post. But don’t forget to pick up a copy of the 2020 Calendar before you go!
When I think about collaborations, I’m working to be the best partner a manufacturer can have. I want to create art that is infinitely useful and, whenever possible, I like to show the creative director my vision.
I have a thing for details. I love love love detail and I will buy products when their details sing to me. Need is not a factor; it’s all based on the darling factor. I have tried to think carefully about what is that makes something precious to me.
It’s August which can only mean that it’s time to start thinking about next year! Wait, what happened to back-to-school? Well, that too. We have just one back-to-schooler this year and one home schooler, which means we have to be extra organized.
Many of you know that I’m the voice behind the surface pattern design at Bova Creative. While I am still quite proudly a partner in Bova Creative and our graphics & interiors work there continues, I decided it was time to step out from the Bova Creative moniker with my own artwork and pattern design.